• American Diabetes Association Tour-de-Cure
    Sat 10-20 7:30am - 12:30pm

    Hams support this event as emergency communicators mostly outside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This event has a 100 mile ride that stays inside the track, but offers a 50 mile and 75 mile road course, which is where the hams come in handy.

    To volunteer as an emergency communicator, contact Tony Stokes at

  • Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
    Sat 11-03 7:30am

    Full 26.2 mile marathon starting and ending in downtown Indianapolis.

    To volunteer as Ham Radio support, contact N9BA Brent Walls at

  • Sam Costa Run (Hamilton County)
    Sat 03-23 9:00am - 1:00pm

    The Hamilton County Amateur Radio Team coordinates this half marathon.

    It is time once again to round up volunteers for the 50th Sam Costa Half Marathon. As you all know, without volunteers we have no race, so please encourage others to join you as a volunteer this year. We really appreciate early sign ups so that we can make assignments to ensure that all areas are fully covered.

  • Carmel Marathon (Hamilton County)
    Sat 03-30 8:00am - 2:00pm

    The Hamilton County Amateur Radio Team is again assisting this event for 2019. This is both a 13.1M and 26.2M Marathon.

  • 500 Festival Mini Marathon
    Sat 05-04 7:30am - 2:00pm

    2019 marks the 43rd running of the 500 Festival Mini Marathon. This is the largest half-marathon in the U.S. and the 7th overall largest running event in America.

    It has sold out for the past 13 years with 35,000 registrants and an additional 4,000 participants in the 5K run.

    Contact Mike Palmer, N9FEB, for volunteering as a ham radio emergency communicator at or at (317) 753-8691

  • 500 Festival Parade
    Sat 05-25 11:30am - 2:30pm

    The 2019 Parade marks its 63rd year. More than 300,000 spectators will watch the 1.75m parade as it goes around the downtown Indy streets.

    You can support this event by being an Emergency Communicator by contacting Mike Palmer at or at (317) 753-8691.